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The GOP relied on the president’s flair for the theatrical plus a lot of old-fashioned canvassing

Black and white image of Donald Trump against stars and stripes graphics in foreground.
Black and white image of Donald Trump against stars and stripes graphics in foreground.
Photo illustration; Image source: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images


From immigrants to artists, a number of individuals have found themselves roped into a campaign they didn’t sign up for

The naturalization ceremony featured in the RNC’s livestream. Photo: Courtesy of the Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Committee via Getty Images


Trump’s reelection stump speeches run from toilets and lightbulbs to your dishwasher and his hair

President Donald Trump speaks during an event about regulatory reform on the South Lawn of the White House on July 16, 2020
President Donald Trump speaks during an event about regulatory reform on the South Lawn of the White House on July 16, 2020
Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images


The former vice president is reviving the ‘front porch’ style of campaigning to connect with voters amid the pandemic

Photo illustration. Sources: Universal History Archive/Getty Images, Sean Rayford/Getty Images


The process of seeking elected office looks very different than it did just a few weeks ago

Joe Biden holds a virtual campaign event on March 13, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images


Who is buying and wearing T-shirts for the late-entering moderate billionaire candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination?

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The Senator’s ultra-prepared, substantive campaign is typical for women competing in male-dominated fields

Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images

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